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Politico Tells Staff to Take a Bow

Just moments ago, Politico released a memo to staff and Publisher Robert Allbritton that has to have them all ecstatic. It involves their alarming high page views from election day and night.

Maybe this earns reporters one full night of sleep?
Subject line: Please read this, soak it in, say wow and bow.

See the internal memo…

To: TP-Staff
Cc: Allbritton, Robert; Ryan, Fred
Subject: Please read this, soak it in, say wow and bow…
POLITICO BY THE NUMBERS ON ELECTION DAY

Total page views – 54M

Total homepage views – 6.3M

Total search referrals – 10M
Highest trafficked hour – 11p-12a with 8M

Total page views via mobile – 16m

Total unique visitors – 9.4M
Total stories, items written – 229
Total TV/Radio appearances – 73
Total livestream views – 108K

Total video views – 230k

Total people at politico party – 1,149

Thank you and congrats.

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